In March 2003, the University of Nottingham Ningbo received a generous donation from the Foundation to support the establishment of their Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies (CSET) and The China Policy Institute, Ningbo. At the same time, the Foundation also established Lesotho Scholarship and Hunan Scholarship Programmes.
In a bid to preserve China’s unique historic architectural heritage, the Chung Hon Dak Foundation made a donation in 2008 to The Prince’s Charities Foundation (China) to support its efforts in the preservation of traditional hutongs and courtyard houses in Beijing, China.
In February 2011, the Foundation donated to the Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford for the preservation and maintenance of the university’s Chinese books, maps and manuscripts. The contribution was also used to preserve and digitalise their Ancient Chinese collection.
The Foundation’s donation to MIT Sloan School helped to relaunch their Yunnan project which is aimed at enhancing the management capabilities of the ever increasing number of small and medium sized enterprises in China.